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Man in court charged with 132 sexual offences against 99 girls

Edinburgh
Darren Greenfield  was ex Army, but was homeless on the streets of Edinburgh for years and had a regular pitch at the top of Waverley steps.

Heartbroken sister of homeless soldier felt ‘helpless’

Edinburgh
Plans for development at Picardy Place at the top of Leith Walk. Picture: contributed

Top of Leith Walk to become ‘landmark’ public space in revised plans

New Town

Edinburgh Zoo’s penguins have a new bubble machine and they love it

Edinburgh

Concern grows for patient missing without insulin from hospital

Edinburgh

Man who filmed schoolgirl undressing and beat up former parter jailed

Edinburgh

Minute’s applause for tragic Shaun at Edinburgh derby

News

Jenna Mitchelmore taken to hospital after being found by police

Edinburgh

Drivers told to ‘stay off the roads’ following Lothians weather warning

Edinburgh

Susan Dalgety: I may be 60 but I won’t be getting my free bus pass

Sarah Marchbank with Brian Thomson at Everest Base Camp

‘My sister was with me every step of the way to Everest Base Camp’

News 2
Gillian Ewing.

Family of Edinburgh mum who died in bin lorry crash agree £800k compensation

News
Ann and Bert Dow, from Stenhouse, who appear in Edinburgh Headway Group's award-winning brain injury video.

Couple share story in brain injury film

News
Staff member Beth Fisher at Earthy Food Stores, Canonmills. 
Pic Neil Hanna

Future of Earthy in doubt after business is sold

Edinburgh
Red Massey Ferguson tractors from different eras line up for inspection

Vintage machinery set for first Edinburgh Tractor World Show

Business
Annette Lamb from Edinburgh

Barnardo’s volunteer Annette Lamb amazed at top charity prize

News

Lifeline Edinburgh charity faces closure as funding falls through

News 1

Meet the Liberton gardener set to take on the best at the world landscaping championships

News

Battle for a better life brings Gambian to Sighthill fire station

News 2

Edinburgh charity heroes join stars on New Year’s Honours List

News
William McKay was jailed at Edinburgh Sherfiff Court

Man who filmed schoolgirl undressing and beat up former parter jailed

Edinburgh
A Facebook post alleging children kicked a dog has been rubbished by police

Police confirm dog was ‘not attacked’ by schoolchildren in Musselburgh

Edinburgh
Gavin Scoular appeared at The High Court, Glasgow

Man in court charged with 132 sexual offences against 99 girls

Edinburgh
A search and rescue helicopter was used in the search

Why was a helicopter flying over South Edinburgh last night?

Edinburgh

Finnish tourist Riina Elisabeth Sjögren found safe after 10 day search

Edinburgh

Two arrested after Musselburgh drugs bust

Crime

Jenna Mitchelmore taken to hospital after being found by police

Edinburgh

Thieves steal till and charity tin from East Lothian Domino’s Pizza

Crime

Scotland’s weather: Drivers told to stay off the roads

Transport 2

Lothian weather warning ‘upgraded to amber’ as more snow set to arrive

Edinburgh
Tractor Gritter in Penicuik. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Snow and ice adding to rush hour delays

Edinburgh
Ofo bike hire is targeting the Capital. Pic: Greg Macvean

Ofo among companies bidding for Edinburgh bike hire contract

Edinburgh 1
June Holloway died in hospital following a collision in Brromhouse Avenue

Tributes paid to June Holloway who died after Broomhouse car collision

Edinburgh 2
A girl was injured after the incident in Tranent, East Lothian

Schoolgirl injured after being hit by car

Edinburgh
Vehicles are seen stuck in traffic on the M74 in Dumfries and Galloway

‘No-one came to check on us’: Motorists relive horror night stuck in Scottish snow

News 1

Motorists should ‘avoid travel’ as snow warning raised to amber

Edinburgh 4

Edinburgh line blocked by broken down train

Edinburgh

Commuters split on rising cost of Lothian bus fares

News 4
Susan Morrison has issues with the 1960s attitude towards health and safety

Susan Morrison: My milk-snatching, jannie-sniffing school days

Opinion
The Traverse Theatre has taken its 'Class Act' education programme to Mumbai.

Edinburgh theatre takes flagship project to India

Edinburgh
Parents at Drummond Community High are concerned about plans to turn the school into a dedicated Gaelic education centre. Picture: Ian Georgeson

John McLellan: Drummond High parents shouldn’t fear scary council

Opinion
The plans will be discussed at a number of upcoming meetings. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Meetings to discuss merger plans for Currie High and WHEC

Edinburgh 1

Teacher who shot at urinating teenagers allowed back into classroom

Edinburgh 3

Parents set for crunch talks over Gaelic school plans

Education 3

Scottish high school sparks debate over pheasant-butchering lesson

Education

Apprentices at defence giant give Scottish pupils a workplace wow factor

Education

Scottish Government relaunch ‘Eat Better Feel Better’ campaign

Edinburgh
Jennifer Ure Stewart and her son Luke

‘Scared’ mother’s heartfelt plea for dying son’s treatment cash

News
NHS Lothian records worst A&E waiting times since records began.

NHS Lothian worst ever A&E waiting times

Health
NHS Lothian was one of the top health boards for medical negligence pay outs

NHS Lothian paid out almost £33m for medical mistakes

Health
Crewe Medical Centre. Picture; Google Maps

Heart attack victim forced to ‘get bus to hospital after Edinburgh GP snub’

Health
John Swinney Deputy First Minister and Shona Robison Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport

Brian Monteith: Time the SNP stopped dodging NHS responsibilty

Opinion 4
Researchers in Germany found men over 65 were fitter because of DIY and gardening

Helen Martin: Oi! Scientists! Housework is just as strenuous as DIY

Opinion

Some Boots stores temporarily run out of flu jab

News 1

Helen Martin: Don’t blame NHS receptionist over hospital collapse

Opinion 3

Health chief issues operations warning as flu outbreak hits

Health

Timetable ‘vital’ for replacement Edinburgh cancer centre

Health
Darren Greenfield served with the Royal Tank Regiment but found himself homeless after leaving the military

Phil Cox: We must save soldiers from fate of Waverley Steps veteran

Opinion 1
Calum Colvin portrait of Robertrt Burns after Archibald Skirving(

Fiona Duff: Burning with Unbroken enthusiasm

Opinion
Susan Morrison has issues with the 1960s attitude towards health and safety

Susan Morrison: My milk-snatching, jannie-sniffing school days

Opinion
Ofo bike hire is targeting the Capital. Pic: Greg Macvean

Euan McGrory: ‘Uber for bikes’ could be great for the Capital

Opinion

Euan McGrory: Airbnb hope to avoid legislative crackdown

Opinion 1

Christine Grahame: Peeries and steam engines – real toys for real kids

Opinion

John McLellan: Drummond High parents shouldn’t fear scary council

Opinion

John McLellan: Kick-off time behind rugby tourism slump?

Opinion
The star of the party political broadcast. Picture: SNP.

SNP rejects claims of ‘Trump-like’ party political broadcast

News
Plans for development at Picardy Place at the top of Leith Walk. Picture: contributed

Top of Leith Walk to become ‘landmark’ public space in revised plans

New Town 2
Leaders SNP Councillor Adam McVey (left) and Labour Councillor Cammy Day signing a coalition agreement to run the City of Edinburgh Council at the City Chambers in Edinburgh. Picture; PA

No plans to ‘follow Glasgow’s lead’ by renaming Edinburgh City Council

Edinburgh 5
Rent levels in Edinburgh are among the highest in the UK. Picture: Callum Bennetts

Priced out: Edinburgh’s sky high living costs laid bare

News 1
DISGUSTING: Homes for Everyone protest outside Abbots House in Leith where families are expected to cram into one filthy room

Edinburgh aims to end use of B&B for homeless families

Politics 2
DISGUSTING: Homes for Everyone protest outside Abbots House in Leith where families are expected to cram into one filthy room

Edinburgh urged to stop sending homeless families to B&Bs

News 3
Group Leaders Adam McVey of the SNP, left, and Labour's Cammy Day

Edinburgh economy strategy ‘fails to tackle Brexit’

Business 1

Scottish Government relaunch ‘Eat Better Feel Better’ campaign

Edinburgh

Midlothian Council one of of five to have ‘overspent’ on winter maintenance

Edinburgh

George Street could be pedestrianised under plans

New Town 13

NHS Lothian paid out almost £33m for medical mistakes

Health
The Wilkhouse inn as depicted in John Kirk's 1772 map of the old Kintradwell Estate, Sutherland. PIC: Map courtesy of National Library of Scotland.

18th Century inn abandoned during Clearances is unearthed

Entertainment
Picture taken at the opening of the Gyle shopping Centre in Edinburgh, 1th Oct 1993

Gyle Shopping Centre to get new cinema in £25m revamp

Business 5
Rent levels in Edinburgh are among the highest in the UK. Picture: Callum Bennetts

Priced out: Edinburgh’s sky high living costs laid bare

News 1
Karen Gillan will be patron of an expanded programme for young people at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year.

Karen Gillan to be Edinburgh film festival's figurehead for young people

Entertainment
Artistic director Donald Shaw is at the helm of the 25th Celtic Connections, which launches on Thursday.

Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund to be opened up to Celtic Connections

Entertainment